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assistance from u.s. and nato forces. >>> malaysia airlines reached out to grieving families of flight 370. according to a statement relatives will be getting some degree of financial compensation. it doesn't mean they can't claim compensation later. according to a report it took malaysia airlines controllers 17 minutes to realise that the tlight vanished from radar screens. >>> a virus that ipp fected nearly 370 people in saudi arabia is confirmed in indiana. middle east respiratory syndrome was discovered two years ago. last month alone there was a jump in the number of new cases in the middle east. the c d.c. says it was a mart of time before it reached u.s. shores. >> health care officials scrambled to track down people who travelled the same route as a man who, according to the c d.c. tested positive to the virus. the patient was a health care work are who returned it saudi arabia. he left riyadh on april 24th and finally landed in chicago. he took a because to indiana, he fell sick and ended up in the hospital. a deadly virus hit the health care industry hard. fatality rates are high
the latest information we have now on that desperate search for malaysia flight 370. the airline has told families staying at a beijing hotel it's time to go. malaysia air said they'd be better off waiting for updates "in the comfort of their own homes." cnn's david mckenzie's been speaking to some of the family members and filed this report. >> reporter: after nearly two months of agonizing waiting to find out what happened to their loved ones, hundreds of family members here in beijing were given an ultimatum to leave. they were told they had to leave their hotel where they had been based by both malaysian authorities, malaysian airlines and the chinese government. some family members told us they didn't have a choice and they're given an evening deadline to get out of that hotel. but some of them have said they wanted to leave for some time, and for many, it's a relief. >> we'll move on to the next stage and still keep on fighting for the truth and for where the plane is, where our loved ones are. we'll keep on with it. we'll never give up. nothing for me, because living here or living
from malaysia airlines flight mh370. the recording is between the pilots and the control tower prior to takeoff. there were 239 people on the plane when it disappeared in march. . >> in china, boys have traditionally been favoured over girls when it comes to education. three years ago the government introduced a law to buck the trend. as margo orteeing es reports girls in rural areas are struggling to leave traditional roles behind. >> reporter: for these children in this rural village, an education is the first step to getting out of poverty. they are among the poorest people in china. despite a law making education compulsory for all. only a few students are girls. >> like all the other women, 14-year-old has never been to school, but works the fields with this water buffalo for 15 hours a day. >> i wish i could go to school and make money to send my little brother and sister to school too. >> the grandmother says it's not an option, and life is too difficult for women here. traditionally boys have been preferred, so they get the education. when the time comes, the boys migrate to
higher wages and better health care. protestors say their fears in thailand, the philippines and malaysia have better living standards. in athens, it's business at usual, organized strikes to public services, including. transportation and riot police gearing up for clashes with demonstrators. >> in turkey, demonstrators clashing with police, protestors want to hold their may day rallies there but the government banned protests in the square. we have more. >> demonstrators and police have clashed in several neighborhoods, demonstrators tried to march to the square. the please prevented them using tear gas and water cannon. the government is preventing unions from using the square as a venue for the may day rally and provided an alternative venue. it cited security concerns. according to the union, it is their right to demonstrate whenever and wherever they want. this is really part of an ongoing political struggle in this country, divisions within turkish society. this is not just about a may day rally. the government does have its critics, it was democratically elected. it won the electio
to asia. >> on sunday he was in malaysia, and he met with the prime minister. the prime minister was very happy about this and actually he took withfie barack obama. the prime minister has been criticized for the way that he in the malaysian government had been dealing with the disappearance of the lesion airlines flight mh370. -- the disappearance of the malaysian airlines flight. look at this cartoon. you can see a drawing of that same selfie, but in the background there is an airplane at the bottom of the ocean. >> the wall street journal focusing on how singapore is bracing itself for an unusual riot. >> that is right. let's ago the titles, talking about how singapore is bracing for another kitty riot. these are not kitty cats or lions. they're talking about hello k itty. mcdonald's has a special edition where customers can buy toys at mcdonald's. why would they be upset? last i mcdonald's did this, things got a little bit out of control. a lot of people skipped class. there were fights. a lot of people were injured. so the authorities are worried that history could repeat itself . it
released at the end of obama's visit only said some progress had been made. obama also left malaysia empty-handed on trade. prime minister razak said malaysia was far from being ready to sign any deal due to internal sensitivities. obama's visit resulted in some gains with its allies on security issues. but there is more work to be done for all parties concerned when it comes to trade. nhk world, manila. >>> pro-russian separatists in eastern ukraine are showing no sign of ending their use of violence, despite renewed pressure from the united states and the european union. in the largest eastern city of done ez k pro-russian militants wielding metal clubs attacked people rallying in support of ukrainian unity. some demonstrators were injured. they also stormed a bank in the city and blocked its entrances. the mayor of the eastern city of karkiv is in critical condition after he was shot on monday on the way to his office. he is thought to support the pro-western interim government. the u.s. department of defense says it has received assurances that russia will not invade ukraine. a stateme
superstar michael jordan weighed in, saying: >> woodruff: from malaysia, president obama condemned the comments as "incredibly offensive." >> when ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you don't really have to do anything, you just let them talk and that's what happened here. >> woodruff: and across the n.b.a., current players spoke out. miami heat forward lebron james: >> there's no room for that in our game. we've found a way to make this the greatest game in the world and for comments like that, it taints our game and we can't have that. >> woodruff: the clippers made their own visual statement, shedding their shirts to reveal inside-out warm-ups, hiding the team's logo, before sunday's playoff game with the golden state warriors. l.a. lost, 118-97. head coach doc rivers conceded the furor could have affected his club. >> you know like i said before the game, they're getting pulled in so many directions, so you know we have to figure how to pull them in one direction and then we'll be back in the series. >> woodruff: other teams organized their own silent protests, w
officials are calling off the aerial search for malaysia airlines flight mh370. prime minister tony abbott said it's unlikely any aircraft debris will be found on the surface of the ocean. researchers believe any debris would have sunk. they'll expand the underwater search area. the passenger jet disappeared on march 8th with 239 on board. >>> south sudan rebels and deposit are sitting for peace talks to end more than four months of violence. international mediators are overseeing the negotiations in ooeth , after -- ethiopia after weeks of delays. both are accused of committing atrocities. rebels recently are said to have killed hundreds in bentiu. tens of thousands fled their home, 80,000 are living in makeshift camps at u.s. bases. >>> in south korea, video released by the coast guard shows the moment the doomed ferry's captain fled the vessel. captain le joon-seok and his crew were arrested after escaping while passengers were told to stay in their cabin. the country's prime minister resigned, apologising for how the recovery has been handled. the death toll is at least 187, more than
for malaysia airlines flight mh370. prime minister tony abbott says it's unlikely any aircraft debris will be found on the surface of the ocean. . officials believe after 52 days debris would have sunk, they will expand the underwater area. the passenger jet disappeared on march 8th with 235 aboard. >>> south sudan rebels and government are sitting down for peace talks. international mediators are overseeing the negotiations in ethiop ethiopia, after weeks of delays. both sides are accused of committing atrocities. recently the u.n. says rebels killed hundreds of civilians bentiu. tens of thousands fleed their home, half living in makeshift camps. >>> in south korea video by the coast guard shows the moment the doomed captain fled the vessel. captain le joon-seok and his crew were arrested escaping the ship while passengers were told to stay in their cab jups. the prime minister resigned, apologising for how the recovery effort has been handled. more than 187 are missing. >>> in poland thousand marched at auschwitz, to march remembrance day. the memorial is focussed on 400,000 hungari
china. he went to four different countries, japan, malaysia, most recently the philippines and south korea. but a lot of people have been watching it as a china containment to her the last thing that happened in the philippines was the united states announces a new tack in the philippines that will allow more military to be returned to those islands. it has been interesting watching him deal with that. obviously china and the u.s. have a very important relationship, something the u.s. is interested in maintaining and improving, but allies in the region are worried about the rise in china as well. are returning after a two-week vacation. what can we expect to see him the hill? >> the longest and first hits will be on the hill. i would not look for a bunch this week or even over the next two months. congress is beginning to debate spending bills for the upcoming year. most of what is happening is messaging that is already gearing towards the november elections. primaries in both the house and senate, a lot of the attention is back on the home state. mitch mcconnell faces his primary in
stops in malaysia and philippines a success. this is part of the pivot president obama announced three years ago. a lot of people have had skepticism about the white house and president obama's commitment to that. they feel that this is a success and cap stone of the trip. a lot of the details here have yet to be announced, yet to be worked out. what we do know is that american troops for the first time in some 25 years, since the end of the cold war and since the united closed two massive bases here in the philippines, clark and subic bay, american troops are going to be rotating in a understand out. there's sensitivity of the presence of american troops on philippine soil. they're going to be on existing philippine bases. where they're going to be, how many, what theirporture is on the bases all has to be determined. president obama talking about fighting piracy, talking about regional security, certainly enhances the stability of the region, but make no mistake, the question of china and their aggression in the region, their power and influence was at the top of the agenda. that is
. >>> australia prime minister says it's highly unlikely any day brief from the missing malaysia plane will be found on the ocean surface and 370 has been missing since march 8 with 239 people on board and they are heading up the search operation focusing on this part of the ocean northwest of perth. leading opposition party in macedonia says it will not accept results of this weekend's election and votes are still being counted but conservative party is claiming a double victory in parliamentary and presidential elections and john reports. >> reporter: there was a celebrity mood at the election headquarters. his party, the right wing party was elected to a third, four-year term and his choice of president ushered in for a second term as well. but the social democrat opposition says this result was too good to be believed. >> translator: the citizens of macedonia are cheated and there are no conditions for basic electoral process which was conducted in an uncivilized manner and at the same time the constitutional right of the citizen was usurped. the social democratic union of macedo
of the south china sea and parts by taiwan, malaysia and vietnam and we have more from manila. >> reporter: increased presence of soldiers and fortification and up grading of u.s. military facilities in the west philippines and the area facing the south china sea. washington said this does not mean the return of the u.s. bases. they were taken off and forced out of the philippines in the 1990s although in reality the u.s. soldiers never left. right now there is more than 600 of them involved in counter terrorism operations particularly in the southern philippines and the president said this agreement is not just a military one, it's improving people to people ties between the two countries, a lot of skeptics wonder if increased military presence in the region and the philippines means the philippines becomes a much bigger target for the south china sea. >> reporter: russia or ukraine. >> we are going to be moving forward with an expanded list of individuals and companies that will be affected by sanctions. they remain targeted. we will also focus on some areas of high tech defense expor
of the day wrarn, brunei, malaysia and vietnam. we have more from manila. >> reporter: this agreement would many an increased perhaps of u.s. soldiers, the fortification and upgrading of u.s. military facilities also in the we were philippines, particularly the area facing the south china sea. washington said, though, that this does not mean the return of the u.s. bases. they were taken off and forced out of the philippines in the 1990s. in reality the u.s. soldiers never left. there's more than 600 of them supposedly involved in counterterror. >> operations, particularly in the southern philippines, now the president added - president aquino said this agreement is not just military, but improving and bolstering people to people ties. a lot of skeptics are wondering whether an increased military presence in the region particularly in the philippines means that the philippines is a bigger fa bigg presence. >>> talks due in ethiopia between sued job and south sudan. fighting broke out in december between pro-government forces loyal to the president and those loyal to the former vice president
a contested territory. parts of it are claimed by at the end of the dayian, malaysia and vietnam. we are talking through the significance of the military deal signed between obama and the philippines. >> reporter: well it means a lot for the philippines, particularly at the time when this territorial dispute at the south china sea and the philippines and china is increasing. this means an increased presence of u.s. soldiers, the fortification of - and the upgrading of u.s. military facilities also in the western philippines, particularly the area facing the south china sea. washington said that this does not mean the return of the u.s. bases. they were taken off and forced out of the philippines in the 1990s. in reality the u.s. soldiers never left. now, there's more than 600 of them supposedly involved in counterterrorism operations - particularly in the southern philippines. the president added - president aquino said that this agreement is not just the military won, but improving and bolstering people and people ties, particularly during a humanitarian situation as evidence. by th
, parts claimed by taiwan, brunei, malaysia and vietnam. we are joined from manila. what difference on the ground, or on - at sea, i should say, really, will this make to the balance of milt - military balance in the south china sea. >> well if it means anything, it means the fortification of defense forces in the western philippines, in the area of the islands. the agreement as clarified, washington will return - the rush of the u.s. base, and increased soldiers rotating around asia. the activists, those against these visits of president obama, those who are opposing what they call u.s. imperialism says the question is sovereignty really. the u.s. bases may have left officially in the '90s, but there is a number of soldiers stationed here. the philippine military admits more than 600 are stationed across the country. not sure what it is, but they help out encounter-terrorism operations, particularly in the southern philippines. the question of sovereignty, during the judicial process, if you remember, a few years ago, five soldiers were convicted of rape after raping a filipino in
with citizens and young leaders during a town hall forum in malaysia. tomorrow he has to the philippines. an article from the washington post reporting on his trip saying that the president is expected to sign the new president agreement for the philippines. chinese officials say that they oppose a heightened u.s. presence in the area. the agreement would give assurance to several u.s. asian allies and would give flexibility to the u.s. to respond to humanitarian disasters in the region. >> on saturday i remember the conversation. it was not about
access to bases. they say it will affect their sovereignty. >>> the u.s. and malaysia say they will work to improve relations. it follows a visit by obama as part of the asian tour. he's drumming up support for a trade deal. >> reporter: it's been billed as a historic visit, the first by a u.s. president to malaysia in nearly 50 years. barack obama started the day at the national mosque. before meeting with the malaysian prime minister at a news conference. >> today the united states is once again playing a leadership role in the asia pa scientific, and a key part of the strategy is to expandz ties with southeast asia. >> left unspoken is the concern over the growing influence in the region. already an important trade partner with many countries including the united states, china's increased dmek clout is a more assertive nation. the u.s. is trying to counter that influence with a free trade deal, that would include more than ten countries with malaysia among them. >> you must have multiple friends and levels of relationships in order to balance out that you're not totally dependent on a
an elite group as the vatican make history. >> day two of a visit to malaysia, the first american president to visit the country in half a century. >>> calling it quits - south korea's prime minister resigns over scathing criticism on how the government handled the ferry accident. >>> out of bounds - an investigation into the owner of the l.a. clippers caught on tape makeses racist remarks: >> good morning to you. welcome to al jazeera america. i'm morgan radford, live in new york. it's an event unlike any other in the history of the catholic church. two popes entered saint hood today. a short time ago pope francis bestarted the title to john paul ii and john xxiii. they were connonized under the gaze of a billion catholic around the world and at vatican square. nick schifrin joins us from there. what makes today's event unlike any other, and so unique? >> let go through the first time in the it 2000 year history of the catholic church that we have two popes canonized together. the first time in history that we have two living popes having a mass, celebrating a mass in st. peter's square, p
in the east of ukraine. barack obama has made the remarks in malaysia on the leg of his tour of asia. he said there was broad support for broad sanctions to punish moscow. >> the notion that for us to go forward with sectoral sanctions on our own, without the europeans would be the most affected deterrent that vladimir putin - i think he's factually wrong. we'll be in a stronger position to deter vladimir putin, when he sees that the world is unified and the united states and europe is unified. >> inside ukraine, a team of negotiators is heading to slovyansk in the east. where they are hoping to secure the release of their colleagues held by pro-russian gunmen in slovyansk. they have been detained since last friday. we can talk to hoda abdel-hamid in donetsk, which is not far from slovyansk. we are hearing that the team of negotiators that have just come in, could be getting there and will be granted an audience with those holding the international monitors. >> i didn't hear all the question, but i can say that the team should be arriving any minute and will be meeting with the self-proclaime
malaysia in half a century. >>> south africans mark 23 year since the apartheid. and doubling canonization. >> the south korea's prime minister has resigned over the handling of the ferry disaster. 389 people have been confirmed dead, but 100 people still has been unaccounted for. reports from seoul. >> reporter: eleven days past the disaster, the prime minister decided to take the fall. >> the right thing for me to do is to do the right thing and resign. i apologize for many problems from the prevention of the accident to the early handling of the disaster. >> reporter: on the day after the ferry went down, president put him in charge of the rescue effort, and literally at one point when parents of missing children threw a water bottle and scuffled with him, and once again preventing his car from leaving the island. but there is a wider sense of anger and shame in this country citizen more emerges about the safety violations that led to the needless loss of so many children's lives, has regulation and corrupt practices in south korea as a whole. they preempted any trial by calling the act
concerns as the u.s. president visits malaysia on his tour. >>> diplomatic efforts continue to seek the release of european observers held hostage in ukraine. >>> and from pope to saint - thousands of pilgrims gather at vatican square for an unprecedented double canonization. . >>> we begin in south korea where chung hong-won, the prime minister, resigned over the handling of the ferry disaster. 187 are confirmed dead after the ferry capsized and sank a week ago. more than 100 people are missing. harry fawcett reports from se l seoul. >> reporter: 11 days, anger and recrim nations. the prime minister decided to resign. >> translation: the right thing for me to do is take responsibility and resign as the person in charge. cabinet. on behalf of the government i apologise for the problems, from the prevention of the accident to the early handling of the disaster. >> a day after it went down, south korea's president put chung hong-won in charge of the rescue effort. it put him in the firing line. at one point when parents of missing children threw a water bottle and scuffled with him,
obama arrived after a 2-day visit to south korea. malaysia is the third stop in mr obama's week-long tour, the first visit by a u.s. president in more than 40 years. >>> you are watching the newshour from doha, i'm steven cole. still to come - remembering those left behind. we'll be life in the nepalese capital with a climber that just got back from the base camp. >> and a country that wanted to reunite with russia. >>> barcelona's football station reunited for grief as they remember a former coach. >>> south sudan is facing one of the worst food crisis. they could face famine year. south sudan is the size of france, but 60% of its roads are unusable in the rainy season. they need 1.3 million tonnes of food and produces only 900,000. it costs $1,300 to drop one tonne of food - four times the value of the commodity being dropped. not all the country is at risk. in the south-west food is plentiful. we have this report. >> reporter: this is south sudan's green belt. morobo county in the south-west. down here the land is fertile and farmers produce the surplus of food. they have a s
, and is on route to malaysia. >> harry fawcett has more from the south korean capital, seoul. >> well, this was the first joint visit by u.s. and south korean leader to the combined forces command in seoul, pretty much the headquarters of the military alints between u.s. and -- alliance between u.s. and south korean forces and where the conflict will be directed from as far as the southern side is concerned. it's no coincidence because a key agreement that president obama reached with president park geun-hye was to reconsider the timing of the handover of what's known as operational control in the event of a conflict on the korean peninsula, which is due to transition to the south korean forces by the end of 2015. south korea wants to delay that, seen as an indication of the level of the security situation on the peninsula, as north korea pursues nuclear weapons. president obama spoke about that in his speech to u.s. forces here, saying that anybody can brandish a missile. what shows true strength is to open the political system to democracy. little question that the words are being t
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